Stripes + Fringe

Stripes + Fringe

Happy almost weekend friends!! I am dying for the weekend to get here!! I’m not always stoked for weekends because sometimes Ben or myself have to work, but this weekend is going to be a good one! Ben’s official birthday is Saturday (he is turning 30 OMG lol) and we leave for Monterey California tomorrow for a mini family vacation!! Monterey is our FAVORITE! It is peaceful, beautiful and feels like we are in another world! I love the cooler temps that we experience there, the yummy food, and the beautiful beaches! We went last year for Ben’s birthday and vowed to make it an annual trip!  Do you all have family vacations that you do every year or that you did every year as a child?! I would love to hear!

On to the stripes and fringe situation!!! This cold shoulder maxi dress is courtesy of Shop Pink Blush. I’m kind of obsessed with anything that has my shoulders out! It is just a really trendy/yet flattering look right now.  It does help that Shop Pink Blush makes some of the most comfortable dresses I have ever worn.  I am not just saying that! Everything I have from them wears so well, lasts for ages and looks amazing on! They started out as a maternity only clothing line and have recently branched out into women’s fashion as well!

Next I would like to highlight this killer bag from Boho Bags The Original. Fringe anything makes me happy and the detailing on this bag is everything!! Crossbody’s are so in right now and so practical for a mama!! Lastly, I would like to point out Larimar Online Shop where their handcrafted jewelry comes out of the Dominican Republic.  I am wearing the adjustable Dolphin Stone ring.  Just stunning!! I love simple pieces so much.  This is so perfect for my little collection!  So what do you think about this combo!? I never wear sneakers btw, but I was sold on these classics that hubby bought for my birthday last month! Hope you all have an amazing rest of your week and weekend! Thank you for stopping by the blog!! Much love,


Ruthie xo

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  1. Logan Can July 14, 2016 / 7:52 am

    I LOVE your dress! The cold shoulder look is one of my favorites this year, and I love that it is a comfy tee-shirt dress!

  2. Lauren July 14, 2016 / 8:11 am

    I love how you paired the fringe bag with the striped dress. It adds a really cook boho vibe to your outfit! The white tennies are key too!

  3. Kim July 14, 2016 / 8:18 am

    You are rocking that outfit!!! So sporty and put together and I LOVE It. I am loving fringe lately.

  4. dashingdarlinblog July 14, 2016 / 2:17 pm

    Girlfriend, you are HOT MOMMA!!! Love this striped dress and the cold shoulder detail is right up my alley!! Ha!’ Love you beautiful friend. Enjoy your weekend getaway and HAPPY 30th to your hubby ❤️


  5. Jessica Sheppard July 14, 2016 / 8:44 pm

    OMG so jealous you’re headed to Monterey!!! My fave! Let’s meet there sometime 😉

  6. Nicole Leffew July 15, 2016 / 6:16 am

    I love the fringe and stripes together! I know what you mean about working weekends! I have to work tonight and tomorrow 🙁 I’m glad you guys get to go on a mini vaca! I love your red lipstick! And that Jewerly is so pretty too! You always kill every outfit xo

  7. January Hart July 15, 2016 / 6:31 am

    I’m with ya on the Cold Shoulder action! Love it! These stripes look fantastic on you with those sneakers! Such a great look!
    Have an AMAZING trip!!!

  8. sassandsun July 15, 2016 / 6:58 am

    Such a perfect combo for summer! I love that you paired this look with sneakers! So cute!

  9. Donna July 15, 2016 / 7:55 am

    Dress, shoes, bag (OBSESSED), pop of red lip color….I’m loving this entire look as always. Enjoy the hubby’s big 30 in Monterey <3 XX

  10. Annie July 15, 2016 / 8:02 am

    This striped dress looks SO good on you and I love how you paired it with the white kicks! Have fun on your vacay!!! XO Annie

  11. Heather Zuleger July 15, 2016 / 9:27 am

    A girl after my own heart! Love stripes, fringe and Monterey! Such a beautiful place to visit. Enjoy this time with your family and have some yummy seafood for me!

  12. Tonya Michelle July 15, 2016 / 12:06 pm

    Ruthie, seriously stunning as always. Inside and out! So happy to know you & thanks for showing this dress off. I need this asap.

  13. fashionphases July 15, 2016 / 10:30 pm

    Beautiful outfit. Love the cutout details on your dress. Also your handbag is to die for. 🙂

  14. sarah July 16, 2016 / 8:42 am

    I am so into the cold shoulder trend right now!

  15. pickettfamily July 16, 2016 / 8:49 am

    What a pretty combination of stripes and fringe! Looks great on you.

  16. marymakeup July 16, 2016 / 2:10 pm

    I like the dress and the lipstick color is perfect on you x

  17. Lauren Vavala July 17, 2016 / 6:03 am

    That bag is so cool! I love your whole outfit – you look great!

  18. Becca Wilson July 21, 2016 / 8:32 pm

    That dress looks so comfortable. I am not much of a dress wearer but this is one that I would definitely give a try.

  19. Sherlyn February 25, 2017 / 6:08 pm

    Please teach the rest of these internet hoaioglns how to write and research!

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